The pretty and pleasant little town of L'Isle-Adam, situated on the edge of a forest, is well-known for its quality of life, green spaces and river beach – the largest in France, created in 1895. Its charming period beach huts, fine sand and swimming pools give it a real seaside resort feel. The recreational centre, open during the summer, boasts diving boards, waterfalls and water slides, and activities such as tennis, beach volleyball, table tennis, mini-golf, a children's playground, and boat and pedalo trips on the Oise.
After relaxing on the beach, make sure you go and see the beautiful 18th-century Chinese pavilion, a listed historic monument, in Cassan park.
If you're a keen walker, horse rider or mountain biker, head to the beautiful L'Isle-Adam forest just outside town!
Located 32 km north of Paris, near the Parc Naturel Régional du Vexin, L'Isle-Adam is the "Most Beautiful Detour" closest Paris. The tumult of the capital is yet far away! Nestled in the valley of the Impressionists, bordered by a forest of 1500 hectares, cradled by the course of the Oise, the town is rightly called "City Park". It is an invitation to walk through the seasons in the many parks and gardens, around ponds and natural throughout the towpaths.
The rich heritage will seduce lovers of history, especially with the lighting of the tomb of Prince Louis François de Bourbon-Conti in the church of St. Martin Church Historical Monument as the bridge that spans Cabouillet the Oise since the 15th century. Castle Stors is witnessing social events of the city since the 18th century and the Chinese Pavilion, nice "factory" of the late 18th century fully restored, reflects the fashion of the time for the Sino-British art.
The famous beach gives the city an air of vacation during the summer. Large and small are left with fun on the sand and enjoy the aquatic basins, outdoor games. Booths Deauville style dating from the 20s have been the backdrop for many movies. The largest river beach of France celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2014, during Heritage Days.
There is always something to L'Isle-Adam through a large associative wealth, sports facilities and leisure facilities (golf, tennis, equestrian centers ...) and a real dynamism of the city and all the tourist and economic actors . Activities are offered throughout the year: Carnival in April, horticultural fairs in spring and autumn race bathtubs June Art market in September, Christmas village, exhibitions at the Art Museum and History Senlecq Louis, concerts ... The River "Au Fil de l'Oise" cruises are organized by the Tourist Office during the summer.
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday mornings, the Halle and place downtown welcome a high quality market recognized as one of the most beautiful Île-de-France.
A pontoon also allows boaters to dock at L'Isle-Adam and feed water and electricity through a river terminal.
The privileged environment enjoyed L'Isle-Adam is decorated with parks, gardens, recreation areas, places for walks.
Crossed by the GR1, ideally located between the Natural Park of French Vexin, Oise and forest, L'Isle-Adam is a paradise for hikers.
Golf, golf elected in the year 1996, was ranked 5th Golf France by the Peugeot Golf Guide 96. Located in a property of 180 hectares, it offers an exceptional environment with trees, a 18-hole international golf course, a driving range, different game zones and drive, and a restaurant.
The possibilities are numerous riding on L'Isle-Adam. Three riding centers welcome you on the edge of forest.
Cruises are available from L'Isle-Adam cruises discovery, musical cruises, lunch cruises, private parties ....
The beach is open every weekend from late May to the penultimate weekend of June, every day of the last weekend of June to the first weekend of September, the weekend in September. Rental of chairs, boats, pedal boats, canoes, inflatable play areas, mini golf ...
Fishermen have the choice between the ponds and the Oise. Fishing maps are available at Decathlon.
L'Isle-Adam market is held on Tuesday, Friday and Sunday morning. You can also visit the bio Saturday afternoon the market.
L'Isle-Adam is located in the heart of the valley of the Impressionists, and artistic tradition remains strong. Numerous art exhibitions are held throughout the year, including the watercolor and the festival of Contemporary Art Festival, as well as Art market regional fame in September.